Posts Published by Kynna Lovin

Kynna Lovin is a writer from Portland, Oregon. She served as the 2021-2022 Editor-in-chief of Portland Review, and has recently completed her MFA in Poetry at Portland State University. She loves taking on new challenges; from cooking unfamiliar cuisine, to discovering the finer points of shrimp husbandry – though she never mixes the two. She is currently working on her first collection of poetry.

A Year of Truth and Daring

Our sixty-fifth year of publishing, and our second year of Portland Review’s online-only format began with the usual questions — where would we be taking the Review this year? Or, more interestingly, where might our…

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What Jay Ponteri Told Me

Kynna Lovin had the opportunity to interview Jay Ponteri about his new book, Someone Told Me, (Widow+Orphan House) a collection of essays that bridge the gaps between memoir, lyric essay, self-portraiture, and literary criticism. Via…

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